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Little Steven: Threat or Menace?

Laura Fissinger, Creem, November 1984

ONCE UPON a time the Federal Bureau of Investigation was more talked about than Michael Jackson is now. Seems that lots of folks got disrespectful during the '60s, and tried to do disrespectful things like party-hearty, stop wars, you know the routine. The FBI started keeping files on these upstarts, and the upstarts started to talk about the FBI; why not, seeing that everybody from the neighborhood protest organizer to John Lennon got honored with their very own big-time biography lurking somewhere in a locked file cabinet. Now that things like Central America and the MX missile are making everyone party like it's 1999, the disrespectful rabble-rousers are getting going once again.

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